Demolished Doorway, Jefferson Market Courthouse, New York, NY
Third Judicial District Courthouse, 425 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, NY. Other Title: Jefferson Market Courthouse, New York Public Library, Jefferson Market Branch. Related names: Giorgio Cavalieri, Calvert Vaux, Frederick Clark Withers. Photo 5 x 7 in. b&w. Cervin Robinson, Photographer 1960, SECOND FLOOR CORRIDOR DOORWAY, VIEW FROM EAST (Demolished during 1965-67 Renovation). Building/structure dates: 1876 initial constructionBuilding/structure dates: 1965 subsequent workNational Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 72000875Significance: Originally the Third Judicial District Courthouse was part of a complex which included a police court, jail, and markets. An outstanding example of civic design, the complex occupied the entire triangular block bounded by Sixth Avenue, West Tenth Street, and Greenwich Avenue. The structure was built from 1874 to 1877 to designs by Withers and Vaux and was rehabilitated from 1965-1967 as a branch of the New York Public Library.
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